Creating a Healthier Community: Tackling Obesity in the DMV

February 12, 2021

You are cordially invited to attend the opening session of GW University Department of Physician Assistant Studies Clinical Public Health Summit. The purpose of the clinical public health summit is to provide an active learning experience for a diverse group of stakeholders in the health care community to work together to address a major population health issue.

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and other health care professions. GW faculty and clinical adjunct faculty. GW PA students.

Learning Objectives

 
At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
 
  • Appreciate the patient experience related to issues of obesity.
  • Apply biopsychosocial concepts to the prevention and management of obesity.
  • Identify local, regional and national policies that impact patients and families related to obesity.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 ACPE Pharmacist
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 2.00 Completion
Course opens: 
01/26/2021
Course expires: 
02/12/2022
Event starts: 
02/12/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/12/2021 - 10:00am

Faculty 

 
Nece          Patricia Nece, JD
          Vice-Chair of the Obesity Action Coalition
          Understanding the Experience of Patients with Obesity
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
         William Dietz, MD, PhD
         Sumner M. Redstone Center Chair
         Milken Institute School of Public Health
         Foundations of Obesity
 
 
 
 
 
 
         Kofi D. Essel, MD, MPH, FAAP
         Attending Physician, Children’s National Medical Center
         Director, Community/Urban Health Scholarly Concentration
         GW University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Physicians 

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Pharmacists

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

ACPE UAN #: 0536-0000-21-001-L04-P
Activity Type: Knowledge
Release Date: 02/12/2021
Expiration Date: 02/12/2024
CE Credits: 2.0 (0.2 CEUs)

Available Credit

  • 2.00 ACPE Pharmacist
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 2.00 Completion
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